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a nuclear option in the united states senate. a lot of people don't appreciate how important it was for us to get that done. chuck schumer and i and others and dick durbin were involved in a bipartisan effort to avert that. thanks to the cooperation of our two leaders we were able to do that. there is a desire for bipartisanship here in this body. i think we can show the country and the world that we are capable of tackling this issue, a looming and terrible issue that has to be resolved in a bipartisan basis. and i believe the majority of the american people support such an effort. and i want to thank my colleagues again. and the ever congenial senator schumer. >> now we'll have even more congenial senator durbin. >> i want to thank my colleagues, john mccain, thanks. we have been down this road before, but i feel very good about our chances this time. chuck, thank you for your leadership on this. i'm sure that marco and bob and lindsey and i understand you've been the force behind this. if he's the glue, you're the force. and it worked. we have come to this moment. and here we are facing
are not intimidated, as chuck hagel refers to, by any lobby. when the national interest of the united states is at stake, and specifically, our security, people make a vote based on the security and the best interests of the united states. >> so, i'm trying to understand, you disagree with him saying that the jewish lobby could influence congress, but you don't have a problem with his explanation, that he meant, pro-israel? >> no, he apologized. he apologized to others. i have a lot of trouble with his whole record, when you take a look at his record in the senate, opposing sanctions against iran, unilateral disarmament, in terms of nuclear weapons, the issues of afghanistan. i think he was so wrong about the surge in iraq. so it's so many different things that cumulatively add up. and he may give a right answer on a given day, but when you look at his history in the senate, and his history in his career, and wh he's written, i think that's what has to stand the test of time. and that's why he fails, in my opinion, to gain my vote. >> you mentioned iran. obviously, one of the most crucial is
're willing to compromise to deal with the 11 million illegal immigrants now living in the united states. >>> the difference i think on the ground is we have to put together a bipartisan bill in the senate and in the house to send it to the president. it's going to look different than what i might write or the president might write but it's certainly going to reach the same goal, to make sure these 11 million people living in america have a path to legalization first and then to citizenship. >> president obama said to be ready to unveil his own plan if the proposals fall apart in the senate. lawmakers in the house are also said to be working on their own immigration plan. >>> new york city mayor michael bloomberg getting internet buzz for an abrupt end to reporter's questions. granted jason mattera is well-known for his jabs in left-leaning causes. he asks bloomberg how he can support gun control with the security. >> look at the team of security you have got. ? the spirit of gun control will you disarm your entire security team? >> we'll get back to you. >> would you like a sip of my so
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